U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q42F

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

IF HINDU OR BUDDHIST (Q.16=7, 8), ASK: How often do you pray at a shrine or religious symbol in your home - would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom, or never?
  1) At least once a week
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Several times a year
  4) Seldom
  5) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At least once a week 43.3% 43.3%
Once or twice a month 6.1% 49.4%
Several times a year 6.4% 55.8%
Seldom 12.2% 68%
Never 29.9% 97.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.2% 100.1%
Total N = 668

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
At least once a week 34.1% 44.3% 46.0% 46.8% 39.1% 42.8%
Once or twice a month 11.4% 6.6% 3.0% 4.6% 1.6% 6.0%
Several times a year 9.5% 8.8% 4.5% 3.0% 6.3% 6.4%
Seldom 18.0% 13.9% 11.9% 8.7% 1.6% 12.2%
Never 23.7% 26.0% 30.7% 34.6% 50.0% 30.2%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3% 0.4% 4.0% 2.3% 1.6% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
660


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 41.6% 45.4% 43.3%
Once or twice a month 7.4% 4.4% 6.1%
Several times a year 6.0% 6.8% 6.4%
Seldom 13.9% 10.1% 12.2%
Never 28.2% 32.0% 29.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 2.8% 1.3% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
668


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
At least once a week 28.3% 45.7% 42.3% 46.9% 66.7% 43.0%
Once or twice a month 15.2% 6.4% 4.5% 6.1% 0.0% 6.3%
Several times a year 13.0% 4.1% 6.4% 2.0% 0.0% 5.8%
Seldom 6.5% 11.2% 14.1% 24.5% 0.0% 12.5%
Never 33.7% 31.6% 30.2% 20.4% 13.3% 30.4%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 3.3% 1.0% 2.5% 0.0% 20.0% 2.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
627


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more TOTAL
At least once a week 48.8% 38.4% 49.0% 50.0% 51.8% 30.7% 44.7%
Once or twice a month 9.3% 2.9% 4.9% 6.1% 3.6% 3.3% 5.2%
Several times a year 5.2% 4.3% 2.8% 11.0% 7.3% 8.0% 6.5%
Seldom 7.6% 12.3% 10.5% 14.0% 9.1% 18.0% 12.0%
Never 27.9% 34.1% 30.8% 18.9% 28.2% 37.3% 29.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.2% 8.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 2.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
577


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
At least once a week 83.3% 45.5% 45.8% 41.0% 37.9% 43.5% 43.5%
Once or twice a month 0.0% 7.8% 12.5% 5.9% 7.2% 4.9% 6.1%
Several times a year 5.6% 6.6% 0.0% 2.4% 8.9% 7.5% 6.4%
Seldom 0.0% 11.4% 8.3% 16.6% 13.6% 10.4% 12.1%
Never 11.1% 28.7% 25.0% 28.8% 30.2% 32.6% 29.7%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.0% 0.0% 8.3% 5.4% 2.1% 1.2% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
661



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